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By Luella Dow
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Stagecoach etiquette equally applicable today

 

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Some gentlemen trek across the country on a stagecoach in the late 1800’s.

Although this bit of advice for gentlemen riding on a stagecoach was given in the late 1800s, we might find it valuable in 2013. Since we who live in this era can’t even spell etiquette let alone adhere to it, just sit back and absorb it as you begin your summer vacations across country.

“The best seat inside a stagecoach is the one next to the driver. You will have to ride with your back to the horses, which with some people produces an illness like sea sickness, but in a long journey this will wear off.” My comment: This is a help to the driver, who won’t have to listen to you nag...



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